The Perils of “Creative Documentary Photography” by Allen Murabayashi

The World Press Photo recently announced the creation of a new contest whereby the documentary photos in it would not be limited by their manner of creation. Murabayashi raises an important question about what criteria documentary photographers should be obligated to when telling a story through photography.  Here is the link to his post, decide for yourself: http://blog.photoshelter.com/2016/10/the-perils-of-creative-documentary-photography/ Allen Murabayashi is the Chairman and co-founder … Continue reading The Perils of “Creative Documentary Photography” by Allen Murabayashi

Workshopx – Documentary Photography Workshop

This September, on the majestic south-eastern edge of Europe, the workshopx editors will team-up with award winning photographer Justyna Mielnikiewicz for an intensive, in-depth documentary photography workshop.  This workshop is designed for photographers who would like to deepen their understanding of the documentary photography process. During the five-day course participants will be covering a local subject assigned by Justyna, revealing it from an insider’s perspective. … Continue reading Workshopx – Documentary Photography Workshop

STEFAN PETRANEK: THE STATES PROJECT: INDIANA | Lenscratch

©Stefan Petranek, Self Portrait Today’s featured photographer from the States series in Lenscratch.com is Stefan Petranek. He is an associate professor of Photography and Intermedia at Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis.  http://lenscratch.com/2016/06/stefan-petranek-the-states-project-indiana-6/ Continue reading STEFAN PETRANEK: THE STATES PROJECT: INDIANA | Lenscratch

Lenscratch | The States Project: Indiana – Jacinda Russell

©Jacinda Russell, A Chair Recognized 18 Years Later, Boise State University 2014 Lenscratch is featuring photographers from Indiana in their States project this week – and Indiana photographer Jacinda Russell has started out with a couple of photographers known to Wobneb Magazine. Amelia Morris did an interview and was featured in a Wobneb Magazine, and F-Stop Magazine earlier this year. Mark Sawrie is a common … Continue reading Lenscratch | The States Project: Indiana – Jacinda Russell

Landscape Photos Capture the Past and the Imaginary

This article by David Schonauer on Vantage highlights landscape photography of the past and present that ultimately helps us understand places unlike any other medium. Out There Landscape Photos Capture the Past and the Imaginary (Intro to article) Some photographs preserve what is gone. Some capture places that were never there. Both are landscapes worth visiting. Over the past few weeks, there have emerged many … Continue reading Landscape Photos Capture the Past and the Imaginary